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Format: 19/07/2019
Format: 19/07/2019

Esso/Exxon Mobil maintenance workers are facing a 30% pay cut and snit-family sifts in yet another attempt by a corporate giant to squeeze workers and their communities. 




GrainCorp grain handlers will vote in the coming days on whether to take protected industrial action in response to a below-inflation wage offer just weeks after the company declared a half year profit of $100 million after tax. Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) Acting Victorian Secretary Liam O’...
The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is seeking a guarantee from Viva Energy that it will not disband the Geelong refinery’s onsite Emergency Response Group (ERG). AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said breaking up the ERG posed unacceptable risks to the workforce, the neighbouring community, the...
Unions are gearing up for a major campaign against gas giant Esso and its contractor UGL as evidence emerges the companies are employing some of the most heavily criticised tactics used by bruised beer company Carlton United Brewery (CUB) in its six-month self-declared “war” on its maintenance...

There is no local Emergency Response on EastLink today after maintenance contractor Broadspectrum told Australian Workers’ Union members they would not be paid for their work if they went ahead with protected industrial action.